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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... shortly later, along comes this little sawn-off Orange bus that holds about 15-20 people, and I bolted over to the driver, held up the name and address of the camp and said "Camping...???" with a pleading look on my face....
He began to say something and then changed his mind, and said " Si, Si ....Camping".....
... and make it to Montalcino via Pienza without any other problems.
Our stop in Pienza was our first visit to a Tuscan hilltown. Pope Pius II (of the Piccolomini family) was born in the area, and decided to remake the town into one fit for a Pope. It was a fine example of Renaissance architecture and planning principles, with a main square surrounded by the Duomo (church) and Palazzo (the pope’s family residence). The stone construction from the ...
... and Alia. Joe took the lead on preparing that evening's main course, slow cooked Tuscan beef with fresh vegetables. He peeled and cut zucchini, onion, celery, garlic. He sautéed and seasoned. "More olive oil, more oil, less heat, cover, cover, stir" was the music we worked to. Mimo showed how if you put the beef into a covered pot (no water) and cook at low heat it draws out the water in the beef thus enhancing the flavor. We learned that cooking takes ...
... and we didn't stop laughing the entire time. After supper Ainzley and Katie came over and we stretched because oh god are we going to be sore tomorrow! Then daisy and I decided we were too lazy to socialize so we played some cards then played pushing daisies for a while :) Weather: ok, it was windy which made biking a ***** B: croissant with Nutella and orange L: spaghetti and buffet D: Spinich party, chickpea soup, pesto Bowtie noodles, chicken with potato, ...
... time, I am off for an espresso and brioche with all the others, I must have a pasta for lunch, (even if I make it myself), and always an ice cream. And I don’t like ice cream !!!! To be perfectly honest, I have certainly had much better food at home made by family or friends or at restaurants, but I am just enjoying eating so much, and there is not one tiny bit of guilt involved with any mouthful that I have. Only pleasure. How ...